Tom Pyun to Publish Debut Novel

Tom Pyun ‘21 (Los Angeles, MFA) will have his debut novel, Something Close To Nothing, published this fall. The book provides a darkly comedic perspective on a troubled relationship within…

Kate Maruyama Featured in Shoutout LA

Kate Maruyama ’09 (Los Angeles, MFA) was interviewed by Shoutout LA for the article “Kate Maruyama writes, teaches, edits, cooks, and eats in Los Angeles.” In the article, Maruyama shares…

Peter Nichols Publishes Crime Thriller

Maine author Peter Nichols ‘12 (Los Angeles, MFA) just released his latest crime thriller, “Granite Harbor,” a fictional story based on his own life as a single father living in…

Terry Wolverton Publishes Season of Eclipse

Terry Wolverton, a long-time faculty in Antioch’s MFA in Creative Writing program, recently published Season of Eclipse (Bella Books). The thriller, set after a chance encounter with terrorism at JFK,…

Claudia Kielich Publishes Greek Island Adventures

Claudia Kielich ’04, ’06 (Los Angeles, BA and MA in Organizational Management) recently published Greek Island Adventures: Escapades for the Sophisticated Traveler, which includes tales of romance, humorous escapades, charming…

Antioch Voices- Grace Ward

On Marigolds: Untold Stories For International Romani Day

When I was eleven years old, my paternal grandmother took me to the supermarket to buy a push-up bra, a rotisserie chicken, and introduce me to my culture—my “birthright” as she called it.

She said to me, “Now that you’re older, Gracie m’dear, people are going to start caring about what you have to say about our people. People are going to start asking you questions. It’s important to me that you don’t get it wrong.”

A fabric sculpture on a pedestal, showcasing a blend of various materials in an artistic form.

What’s Broken Is Still Beautiful: The Sculptures of Deborah McDuff Williams

This summer, in the center of the main gallery of the Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties in Riverside, California, there stood a giant assembled artwork: a bouquet of wood with sticks, diverse colored beads, ropes, and dowels of different sizes sticking out in all directions, all topped off by a barrel that represented the hull of a ship, filled with a few dozen dried, carefully decorated palm fronds. An intricate assemblage full of story and suffering.